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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:996cd52c-03c8-4202-867e-34932325af23

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

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WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Pristiophorus cirratus
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

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Further details

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
Conservation status
IUCNLeast Concern

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
    Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO

Description

The Eastern Sawshark is a slender fish with two dorsal fins. It has a large mouth with rows of small teeth. The long tapering saw-shaped snout has 19 to 25 large teeth on each side and a pair of

. These barbels are slightly closer to the snout tip than the mouth. It has five gill slits on either side of the head.... source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Images, Occurrence record
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image, Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Images, Occurrence record

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Pristiophorus cirratus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Pristis cirratus Latham, 1794 Latham, 1794
Published in: Latham, J. 1794. An essay on the various species of sawfish. Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. Vol. 2 (25) pp. 273-282 pls 26-27
Squalus anisodon Lacépède, 1802 Lacépède, 1802
Published in: Lacépède, B.G. 1802. Histoire Naturelle des Poissons Paris : chez Plassan Vol. 4 pp. 728 pp. 16 pls
Squalus tentaculatus Shaw, 1804 Shaw, 1804
Published in: Shaw, G. 1804. General Zoology or systematic natural history. Fishes London : G. Kearsley Vol. 5 pp. 1-463 pls 1 (or 93)-182
Pristiophorus spec.
Published in: Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 1994. Sharks and Rays of Australia Canberra : CSIRO Australia pp. 513 pp. 84 pls
Pristiophorus spec.

Common Names

Common name Source
Common Sawshark
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Common Saw Shark
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Doggies
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Longnose Sawshark
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Saw Dog
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Saw Shark
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Southern Saw Shark
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Little Sawshark
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Longnose Saw Shark
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Sawshark
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
CHONDRICHTHYES
subclass
ELASMOBRANCHII
order
PRISTIOPHORIFORMES
family
PRISTIOPHORIDAE
genus
Pristiophorus
species
Pristiophorus cirratus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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